Graduated in Biophysical Engineering - Planning and Environmental Management from the University of Évora, Maria João Pedreira, with 22 years of experience as a Project Director in the field of Environment. With extensive experience in the field, she coordinated some major complex and strategic multidisciplinary national and international projects, focusing in particular on Portugal and Sub-Saharan Africa. She has proven experience in Project Management with Multilateral entity funding. She was the co-author of the first Guidance for Environmental Assessment published by the Portuguese Environment Agency.
Over the last 7 years she focused on the international business development, taking over the position of Country Manager in Mozambique in 2012 and having the responsibility to develop and consolidate QUADRANTE's presence in this market and adjacent countries.